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. >>> and another nasty storm is drenching the west coast, from northern california, into portland and seattle. this is the fourth big rainmaker to hit that area in a week. and this time, it could dump up to five inches of rain and cause even more flooding and destruction. abc's brandi hitt has the latest. >> reporter: after several days of drenching rain, downed trees, flooding and rockslides, families throughout the west are finally getting a break in the severe weather to clean up. three storms have slammed through the region in less than a week, dumping up to a foot of rain in some areas. washing out entire roads. and even creating this 20-foot sinkhole in lafayette, california. the other big danger, large trees continue to fall from the saturated ground. this one nearly crushed a man. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my trucks. >> reporter: slick roads have led to several major crashes. >> there's been a couple of big accidents. >> reporter: this big rig jackknifed, shutting down a major l.a. intersection monday. and the soaking isn't over yet. >> in that momentary dry patc
. the -- minnesota is at green bay on saturday and seattle plays at washington on sunday. still to come, i will fill you in on the afc playoff situation. and while the raiders won't be a part of it, pryor m >>> with carson palmer out with a bruised lung and cracked ribs the raiders gave terrell pryor his first start as quarterback. crazy weather in san diego. the players were practicing in a hail storm. the weather was fine at kickoff, but special teams were not so special. spurlock breaks into the clear and takes the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. it was 10-0 chargers after one quarter. after a slow start pryor lead the raiders on an 80-yard drive. he throws a back shoulder fade to darius hayward-bey. oakland rallied and pryor dives into the end zone and it cuts the lead 24-14. with the rain coming down and pryor buys time before minding minding -- finding moore. pryor shows promise, but san diego takes the win. oakland ends up 4-12. despite the victory norv turner says he expects to be fired tomorrow. here is the afc playoff. denver and new england are the top two seeds and earn first r
stores. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> so brandi, you told us yesterday you were going shopping today to get some stuff on your way back to l.a. did you get anything? >> you know what? oh, look at that. i didn't find anything. this is why. the stores were a lot less crowded. same sales as on christmas weekend. same sales. it was a waste of time. it was nothing discounted even more. so lesson learned. you don't have to do it next year. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." >>> this morning on "world news now" -- travel trouble. a powerful winter storm barrels into the northeast, snarling roads and flights. >> this is the same deadly storm that cut a path of destruction and spawned tornadoes. and it ain't over yet. it's thursday, december 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment this morning. and we are up bright and early with you, if you're not able to sleep right now. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. i am so happy to be here. happy to be inside and away from all this weather we
from seattle to billings. 38 in the twin city. 70s across the south. >>> time now for our -- boom -- "favorite story of the day." i do love this. anyone who watches the show for a while knows i am a big fan of las vegas. one of the nation's true. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> why am i not surprised? >> willis loves it too. one of the nation's true adult playground to put it mildly. this morning a reason to love sin city even more. >> wham, bam, grand slam. new denny's opened. 24-hour joint. has a full bar. >> mm-hmm. >> and since it's vegas, they also have the obligatory weddle chapel. >> yes, yes, yes. >> they offer a range of wedding packages, some including cake made of denny's pancake puppies. i can't think of anything better. >> anyone who spent time in vegas, tell you at least once, denny's has saved their life. i think, it is only right they expand and make it as big, bold, vegas as it possibly can be. i love it. >> i don't think it's quinn tess enchally vegas. oopz i will go to a denny's anywhere in the country. >> you are a highfalutin like that. but i mean -- >> i am. i love d
and new england will start the day with rain, snow mix and seattle will see rain. >> temperatures in the upper midwest are rebounding from that extreme cold. minneapolis is warmer than usual at 36. denver is going to be near 60 after a weekend in the 20s. honolulu and miami are the only 80s on our map. the only 80s. >> sounds nice. >>> it's been a rough basketball season so far for the men of appalachian state university. they've won one game, lost seven. >> they beat michigan back in 2007, a game that will go down in infamy. so they have that. which is nice. but this might be the low point in sunday's loss to western carolina. look at what's being called the worst free throw ever. was that tipped? >> a little short there. look at that again. there it goes. wait for it, wait for it again. now, to his credit, he's hit 2 of his 5 foul shots so far this season. but that is truly, truly horrible. >> looks like the saints. >> oh, willis, won't let it go. >> the saints would get it near the rim, just not make it. >> especially since their quarterback is from new orleans. just saying. >>
maine. a chilly morning from boston to d.c. rain from seattle to portland. up to 10 inches of mountain snow in the cascades. and sierra nevada. >> 40s from seattle to san francisco, 20s from the twin cities to kansas city. and 30s for the midwest and northeast. >>> moving to the other big story, president obama and top lawmakers meet at the white house today on the fiscal cliff. whether they'll be able to reach a compromise is still an open question, but just in case, speaker john boehner has called house members to a rare sunday session. here's abc's jonathan karl with more. >> reporter: president obama cut short his hawaiian vacation, rushing back to washington where storm clouds, real storm clouds are gathering over the capitol. instead of deal making, it's name calling. the top democrat in the senate, accusing the republican speaker of the house of running a dictatorship. they say they haven't given up, but it sounds that way. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> here we are, once again, at the end of the year, staring at a crisis we should have dealt with literally
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